Monthly Archives: July 2010

spelt angel biscuits

Some type of wheat relative, I like to add spelt to my recipes because it adds a whole grain without the heaviness of whole wheat flour.  I also think that spelt adds a bit of nuttiness in flavor.  When out … Continue reading

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The gift of a chicken

Music often greets ‘important’** outside guests on entering a village.  Sometimes villagers will sing you off as well.  As luck would have it, I have video of my very first gift of a chicken.  During my recent May trip to … Continue reading

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I’m hoping to go to a family reunion at the end of July.  This ‘family’ are first cousins and various descendants of one of my maternal great grandfathers.  The reunion takes place each July in Meadows of Dan, VA.  In preparation, … Continue reading

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